over 3 years ago

You're invited to attend Demo Day!

Join us for the Innovate Health Tech NYC Demo Day! 10 finalists will pitch their health tech solutions to the audience and judges. Finalists will be evaluated live and the three winning solutions will be announced at the close of the event. 

Come support the finalists' innovations, ask questions and meet fellow New York City health tech innovators!

Refreshments and beverages will be provided. Space is limited, so register now!


almost 4 years ago

Announcing the finalists

We’re thrilled to announce the finalists of Innovate Health Tech NYC.

View all the finalists in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

The Innovate Health Tech NYC team


almost 4 years ago

Voting ends this Thursday!

The deadline to get your votes in for Innovate Health Tech is fast approaching! Which emerging healthcare technologies are your favorites?

Browse the submission gallery and cast your vote(s) by 5 PM EDT this Thursday, June 13. You can vote for as many submissions as you'd like, but no more than once for a single submission. Your vote will help determine who takes home the Popular Choice Award prize.

Spread the word. Tweet up a storm, tag your Facebook friends, or send a personal email to show support for your favorite app(s). 

Thanks again for your support. We look forward to…

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almost 4 years ago

10 days left to vote

Thanks for supporting Innovate Health Tech NYC! New York City wants to know which emerging healthcare technologies are your favorites.

Browse the submission gallery and cast your vote(s) by June 13, 2013. You can vote for as many submissions as you'd like, but no more than once for a single submission. Your vote will help determine who takes home the Popular Choice Award prize. 

Rally your network. Send a personal email, add a link to your email signature or chat status, and spread the word via your social networks.

Finalists will be announced on or about June 18.* Keep up…

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almost 4 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for Innovate Health Tech NYC has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The Innovate Health Tech NYC team


almost 4 years ago

Deadline Thursday

The submission deadline for Innovate Health Tech NYC is this Thursday, May 2, at 5 p.m. EDT!

Don't wait until the last minute to fill out the submission form. Avoid surprises by starting your draft now and reviewing our submission checklist.

Questions?

We're here to help! Check out the Frequently Answered Questions, or send us an email at support@challengepost.com with "Innovate Health Tech" in the subject line, and we'll respond as soon as we can.


almost 4 years ago

Webinar recording

Greetings Innovate Health Tech NYC participants!

If you missed the 30-minute Q&A webinar yesterday, you can watch it here.

Too busy to listen to it? Here are the key takeaways:

  1. Start your draft today. Even if you're still in the process of finalizing your piece of software/hardware, we encourage you to start filling out the Enter a Submission page now so that you don't feel rushed on deadline day. Choose the "Save as Draft" option, and come back to it later.
  2. Enter your submission as early as possible. We review submissions on a rolling basis, so depending on how…

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almost 4 years ago

Judges announced

We're excited to announce the panel of distinguished health tech leaders who will be judging your submissions for Innovate Health Tech NYC!

The judges will review all eligible submissions and select nine finalists; the tenth finalist will be selected by the public via online voting. All 10 finalists will receive a three-part coaching session to prepare for their Demo Day presentations, and be in the running for $50,000 in prizes.

As challenge judge and ZocDoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi mentioned a couple of weeks ago, as an innovator, you not only have the opportunity to discrupt health care and affect people's lives…

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almost 4 years ago

Webinar at noon today!

Have any last-minute questions about Innovate Health Tech NYC?

Join us for a 30-minute webinar today, April 26 at noonRegister to attend here.

If you can't make it, check out the Frequently Answered Questions, and don't hesitate to email us directly at support@challengepost.com with "Innovate Health Tech" in the subject line. We're here to help!


almost 4 years ago

Submission checklist

The submission deadline for Innovate Health Tech NYC is fast approaching. Make sure you submit by Thursday, May 2 at 5 p.m. EDT. 

We'd like to quickly remind you about the great prizes, recognition, and opportunity for exposure in store: the best emerging healthcare technologies will be in the running to win a share of $50,000 in cash and one of 10 spots to pitch solutions to investors and entrepreneurs at Demo Day.

Here's a handy checklist to help you wrap up your submission. Make sure you can answer "yes" to each of these questions before hitting that submit button.…

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almost 4 years ago

Webinar this Friday

We're hosting a 30-minute webinar this Friday, April 26 at noon to go over any last-minute questions you might have about Innovate Health Tech NYC.

Register to attend here.

If you can't make it, check out the Frequently Answered Questions, and don't hesitate to email us directly at support@challengepost.com with "Innovate Health Tech" in the subject line. We're here to help!


almost 4 years ago

One week to go

This is a reminder that the submission deadline for Innovate Health Tech NYC is May 2, 2013. If you haven't started yet, please see the Quick-Start Guide and start putting together your software or hardware solution today!


almost 4 years ago

Submission & video tips

The submission deadline for Innovate Health Tech NYC is May 2, 2013. It's not too late to get started — check out the Quick-Start Guide and start putting together your software or hardware solution today!

If you've already started working on a submission, here are some tips to help you make sure your entry is eligbile and well presented:

Submission Tips

  1. Show and tell — in your description and video, demonstrate how your technology works. Consider adding a one-sentence description of the purpose of the technology to your description. i.e. Why do people need this technology? What's the idea behind it?

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almost 4 years ago

A note from challenge judge & ZocDoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi

In a few weeks, I’ll be reviewing your Innovate Health Tech NYC submissions along with an all-star judging panel. I’m looking forward to seeing innovative technologies that will help transform the health tech space as we know it.

Most people don’t realize that healthcare is a $3 trillion industry in the U.S., and it's growing at 4% each year. Under the Affordable Care Act, approximately 30 million newly insured Americans will be added to the healthcare system. In 2012, health tech saw $1 billion in venture capital investment. And as the country’s fastest growing digital technology hub, New York City…

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almost 4 years ago

Get ready for the pitch

The deadline for Innovate Health Tech NYC is fast approaching — software or hardware solutions must be entered by May 2.

To help you get your submission in pitch-ready shape, we'd like to highlight the following tips and resources:

Start your draft now

Beginning your draft early is the best way to avoid getting caught by surprise later on. Start filling out the Enter a Submission page today and make sure you’re aware of all the requirements.

Once you start a draft, you can edit it at any time before the submission deadline. Fill out the easy fields now…

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almost 4 years ago

Important update to the rules

Thanks for supporting Innovate Health Tech NYC! There have been some important updates to the challenge rules that we’d like you to be aware of.

Eligibility

If you are submitting as an Individual, you must be 18 years of age at the time of entry and be either a resident of New York City (and the United States) or hold full time employment in New York City.

If you are submitting as a team of individuals, all team members must be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry, residents of the United States, and the majority…

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about 4 years ago

Join us at these great events

Come and meet fellow health tech innovators and entrepreneurs at these upcoming events. We'll be on hand to answer questions about the competition.


Need a team?

Are you a software developer just getting into the…

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about 4 years ago

Halfway point!

Thank you for participating in Innovate Health Tech NYC! We're roughly halfway through the submission period. Solutions are due May 2, 2013.

Organized by the City of New York, this challenge is designed to recognize the best new technologies that solve urgent health care problems, and grow innovation and entrepreneurship in New York City. Your new software or hardware could very well become one of the life-saving innovations of tomorrow.

We'll be offering ten finalists the opportunity to pitch leading health tech investors and entrepreneurs at Demo Day. And finalists will receive coaching sessions by StartUp Health to perfect Demo…

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about 4 years ago

Webinar tomorrow 2/19

The Innovate Health Tech NYC Info Webinar is taking place from noon to 1 p.m. tomorrow, February 19.

If you haven't registered yet, please RSVP here

We look forward to telling you more about the challenge and answering any questions you might have.


about 4 years ago

Informational Webinar

Have you started thinking about ideas for Innovate Health Tech NYC?

Join us on February 19th from noon to 1 p.m. EST for an informational webinar. NYCEDC and Health 2.0 will go over details on the competition, discuss healthcare priority areas identified by New York City, and answer any questions you might have.

Space is limited. RSVP here!

 


about 4 years ago

Welcome!

Thanks for registering for Innovate Health Tech NYC! We're thrilled that you're interested in helping solve urgent health care problems by creating new, commercially viable technologies.

Potential participants: read on and get started on your submission today! Solutions are due May 2, 2013.

Quick-start guide

  1. Get inspired: explore healthcare priority areas that can benefit from innovative tech solutions.
  2. Brainstorm: What health care problem(s) would you like to address? What commercially viable technology can you create to help solve it? Go through the list of Required Submission Questions to help you think through it.

    Eligible technologies may include, but are not

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